IHS Markit Director, Economic Consulting & Solutions Design in New York City, New York
Our clients come to us for best in class forecasting and analysis of economic conditions and an understanding of risks to business success in the regions where they operate. Our global team of analysts, economists and subject matter experts provide economy-wide insight on the drivers of economic growth and industry performance. Our consulting team of economists are highly regarded for their ability to translate economic events into direct drivers of business activity and economic impact.
We are looking for a dynamic, business development professional to drive new business and scale development of solution design for our Economics and Country Risk (ECR) offerings to corporate, financial and government clients.
Candidate will be responsible for developing new and enhanced analytical approaches within the following portfolios:
Market entry strategy
Corporate risk management
Business Analytics and Forecasting
Market Sizing & Segmentation
Market Entry Analysis
Labor Markets/Workforce Analysis
Trade Policy & Analysis
Macroeconomic Modelling & Scenario Planning
Economic Development Strategy
As part of the Economics & Country Risk Consulting team, the successful candidate will have commercial responsibility for collaborating with the team of economists, statisticians and subject matter experts in pursuit of new data-driven client solutions. You will be expected to provide solutions across diverse industry sectors with a focus on supporting demand planning within client workflows.
Success in this role involves partnering with internal resources such as Sales, Research teams, external project partners and Sales Operations to support technical and business development initiatives. We’re looking for an experienced commercial professional who:
Is comfortable discussing analytical techniques to reveal new insight and uncover new value to customers
Feels comfortable interacting with senior executives
Can learn and effectively position a wide range of ECR persona/workflow solutions and articulate IHS Markit’s value proposition
Is capable of architecting a client solution 1) based on client pain-points; 2) integrating recommendations from the Applied Economics consulting teams; and 3) replicating these solutions at scale across a swath of clients with similar requirements
Enjoys networking at industry events and can quickly develop new business relationships
Can contribute to go-to-market strategies with suggestions for marketing campaigns, events, account planning, customer segmentation and structured sales activities
Intellectual curiosity with agility to solve business challenges across a range of client types
Minimum 10 years of business to business sales experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to tailor communications to audience needs
Proven excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to build effective internal and external relationships
Experience selling business and information services (research, data, consulting)
Willingness to travel internationally up to 25% during normal times necessary to conduct face-to-face meetings or attend industry conferences
Bachelor’s degree minimum, advanced degree preferred
What We Offer
Cash incentive plan and equity award
Options to work from home
Flexible working hours to allow you to attend your family
Opportunity to work with world experts in the field
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IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.
Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.